2019 Geelong acquisitive print awards
This nationally acclaimed acquisitive prize exhibition featured entries from around Australia by established and emerging printmakers representing the diversity of current practice through both traditional printmaking techniques as well as contemporary processes.
36 works by 37 leading and emerging Australian artists were shortlisted for the 2019 Geelong acquisitive print awards, which showcased diverse contemporary Australian printmaking practice. The acquisitive awards and biennial exhibition featured works by Alison Alder, Rosalind Atkins, GW Bot, Susanna Castleden, Tony Coleing, Christine Courcier-Jones, Marian Crawford, Phil Day, Marieke Dench, Clive Dickson, Dianne Fogwell, Graham Fransella, David Frazer, Silvi Glattauer, Jackie Gorring, Gracia Haby and Louise Jennison, Rew Hanks, Kyoko Imazu, Locust Jones, Martin King, Barbie Kjar, Steve Lopes, Tim Maguire, Marion Manifold, Jordan Marani, Laith McGregor, Glenn Morgan, Stieg Persson, Brian Robinson, Teho Ropeyarn, Jonas Ropponen, John Ryrie, Heather Shimmen, Ruth Stanton, Anne Starling, and Joel Wolter.
The selection panel for the 2019 Geelong acquisitive print awards included Danny Lacy (Senior Curator, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery), Trent Walter (Director, Negative Press), and Lisa Sullivan (Senior Curator, Geelong Gallery).
Congratulations to 2019 Geelong acquisitive print awards winning artists:
Teho Ropeyarn winner of the Geelong acquisitive print award of $5,000
Brian Robinson winner of the Ursula Hoff Institute award of $5,000
Marian Crawford winner of a 5–day printmaking residency at Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop
Face off—printmaking (booked out)
Wednesday 2 October
First Friday: Danny Lacy—National Works on Paper
Friday 4 October